20 March 2012 – A Green Building Council of Australia agreement has recognised how Greentag’s life cycle assessment rate can contribute to awarding credits within GreenStar – demonstrating the environmental benefits of products with audited life cycle data.

The GBCA has agreed that Global GreenTag LCARate can certify the Green Star Mat-3 Recycled Content Credit in key tools,  making it the first LCA tool to be recognised by the council.

The move increases the relevance for a variety of products to pursue certification, even categories not currently addressed by the material calculators.

It further increased the relevance for a variety of products to pursue certification, even categories not currently addressed by the Material Calculators, a Global GreenTag statement said.